Since the creation of the Yorkshire Gardens Trust in 1996 more than 300 events have been organised for our members and guests. Here are some recent highlights...

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Lecture / Talk

Unforgettable Gardens

A series of 5 on-line Zoom talks in conjunction with The Gardens Trust

2nd March Castle Howard: A Landmark in the Mind and the Eye - Christopher Ridgway

9th March Three Yorkshire Gardens – Tom Stuart Smith

16th March Old Durham Gardens in the context of early Durham gardens - Martin Roberts

23rd March Some of Mr Aislabie’s other places: Kirkby Hall, Kirkby Fleetham & Hackfall, North Yorkshire – Gail Falkingham and Mark Newman

30th March The Future of Memory at Castle Howard – Christopher Ridgway

Photo of Fisher's Hall, Hackfall by Louise Wickham

Day visit

Snowdrop walk at Wentworth Woodhouse

A full but flexible day at Wentworth Woodhouse and the Fitzwilliam Estate village of Wentworth.

Click below to read Roger Lambert and Christine Miskin's illustrated report… 


Lecture / Talk

25th anniversary lunch and talk

YGT celebrated its 25th anniversary with a lunch and lecture at Rudding Park on Saturday 9 October 2021.

Day visit

Visit to Cusworth Park

Members enjoyed a delightful visit to Cusworth Park, Doncaster ably led by Head Gardener, David Shore. To read a report of our visit please see YGT E-bulletin Issue 6 December 2021 p9 onwards:…

Day visit

Visit to Rowntree Park and York Gardens

Members had the opportunity to enjoy a guided visit to Rowntree Park, celebrating its centenary and to spend the afternoon following a self-guided trail around some of York city centre's lesser known gardens, some of which are not regularly open. For Chris Beevers and Kathryn Barnes report please see YGT E-bulletin Issue 6 December 2021 p5 onwards via the following link:…

Day visit

Visit to Durham Gardens

A great day in Durham City, led by Martin Roberts from Northumbria Garden Trust. To read Paul Knox and Malcolm Pickles illustrated report follow this link to YGT Newsletter Issue 49 - Autumn 2021 p38 onwards:…

Day visit

Summer picnic at Norton Conyers

We had a delightful day at Norton Conyers in wonderful sunshine. to read Moira Fulton's account please see p4 of the YGT E-Bulletin, December 2021…

Day visit

Visit to Cantley Hall

A delightful visit to a rarely open South Yorkshire estate, by kind permission of Lord Kirkham

To read Chris Beevers' illustrated account please see YGT Newsletter 50 - Spring 2022, pages 21-25…

Day visit

Visit to Fossgyll

A relaxed afternoon visit to Alastair Fitter's garden, Fossgyll, York.

To read Maddy Hughes' illustrated report please follow this link to YGT e-Bulletin 5 - July 2021, page 3 onward:…